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Why I deactivated my facebook for 30 days

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People have been accustomed to oversharing - bombarding other people's newsfeed with the most mundane of posts. They have been living the saying that if there are no pictures then it did not happen. But they tend to generate a plethora of images which can be put together to form a collage - they tend to overdo it to an alarming extent.
People have a way of documenting everything that happens in their life. From the moment they wake up until they sleep, the smallest details are always included on their daily updates. They would never forget to inform you of their ‘healthy’ breakfasts and choices making you regret the lechong paksiw you devoured before going to work earlier. They also would never fail updating you of their whereabouts specially that flight they had to Japan the other day with their 121 hashtags and their living-the-jetsetter-life sort of captions.
Some people are taking selfies more often that if you visit their timeline and scroll down through their vanity shots it w…

Scammed on Upwork

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When you're very eager to land your first freelance stint you'll do almost anything in your might to stand out and receive that very first contract. You will keep on refreshing your feed for new jobs and you’ll try one-too-many times convincing your prospect employer that you’re the best person for the job with your polished cover letter.

I did all of those - to a very exhausting extent honestly. I kept on checking my job proposals hoping someone sends an invitation for interview or that I’ll receive a message for 3 days.

On the fourth day since the day I started scouting for jobs on upwork I received a lengthy message from someone. I read the content intently hoping not to miss a single detail and started working right away.

It was an easy task - a bit tedious, but not bad for my first freelance stint. I did not complain because at last I landed my first online job. And it only took me 3 days to finally receive a task.

Being the hardworking person that I am, I tried working for…

Matthew 6:33 : A reflection of God's plan and purpose in my life

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We have our own desires, few of which might be one of the following:
To have a stable and fulfilling job and to become successful in our chosen field.To travel the world and explore itTo own a car and high-end gadgetsTo be buff and to have a toned physiqueTo become famous and have many friendsTo become the most followed person on twitterTo live a glamorous and luxurious lifeTo become a powerful and influential personality 
"But seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness and all these things will be given to you as well." Matthew 6: 33
I read the last part twice, processing the wisdom which was right in front of me - "...and all these things will be given to you as well."
Before, I wanted to be successful. Specifically, I wanted to be rich (like filthy rich,) with sport cars and olympic-size swimming pools. It was already instilled in my mind that being successful equates happiness and that is the whole point of my existence here on earth - finding happiness and bei…

My Devotion Chronicles

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We all have our fair share of experiences when it comes to doing our devotions. For those of you who are unfamiliar with it, devotion is when you read the Word of God which is the Bible, note down all the things you learned on a notebook which you will then apply in your daily life. 
But sometimes, there are moments when doing devotions can be difficult. Sometimes our busy schedule gets in the way of our intimate time with God. There are also times when it is rewarding and fruitful - that you just can't get enough of it. And that is the best feeling in the world, because nothing beats having quality time with the Lord. Believe you me!
So here are some of my personal experiences I have when doing my devotions:
My Devotion Chronicles... When you're like "What? Iba na yung story? Iba na yung mga characters at plot?" #bungibungidevotionsWhen you're like "5 devotions, kaya ko ito in one day!"#sakitsakamaybesWhen you're like "Kelangan kung gandahan de…